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's not what governor brown has in mind. he has a plan that relies heavily on taxes. >> ama: religious leaders and former san francisco mayor gavin newsom are weighing in on the president's support of same-sex marriage. >> reporter: after president obama's historic endorsement of same-sex marriage, some bayar clergy are saying it may be time to take a second look at the issue. >> reverend brown is preaching a sermon of tolerance. >> there are people in thissation who happen to be gay or lesbian, and they deserve to have equal protect under the law. >> it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that i think same-sex couples should be able too get married. >> that historic endorsement by president obama pushed the subject of same-sex marriage back into the spotlight. former san francisco mayor and current lieutenant governor gavin newsom has role in shaping the national dialogue in 2004 he defied the law and allowed same-sex couples to marry at city hall. and then kaz voters banned same-sex marriage. today he discussed the president's new position. >> i'm proud of the president, proud he stoo
governor jerry brown, and president bill clinton who is now taking questions from the audience. abc 7 news business and technology reporter is live in san jess yeah for us. >> there is a big year for presidential politics. and getting more americans to work all those will converge together that. is why these v.i.p.s gathered here in downtown san jose. and as mentioned they're just now doing question asks answers with former president bill clinton who continues to be a thought leader when it comes to big picture issues. earlier they heard from condoleezza rice. she did say she's not interested in being anyone's vice presidential running mate. but ceos of pacific gas and electric spoke about job creation and the need to get more students to major in science, technology, engineering and math and president clinton brought a wider perspective. >> california will come roaring back but will happen faster if we work together instead of cleeming at each other, cooperation works in real i've we're never going to get level of reform until we pull together. >> president clinton said he spent time chat
-troping 16 billion -- almost double-january's projection thanks to a sluggish economy. governor brown says that makes it imperative voters pass his tax initiative. it calls for all california taxpayers to contribute more. >> the plan asks for high income earners to pay more for seven years and will increase sales taxes by a fourth of one% for four years. >> alan: but raising taxes is the tipping opinion for -- tipping point for republicans. we'll -- >> afree with any tax increases. we simply need to look at how we reform government programs. we need to live within our means. we can only spend what revenue comes in and we ought to be looking at regulatory reform. >> the senator ted gaines is asking people to fifth more during the worst recession since then 1930s is wrong. >> ama: thousands of up employed workers got more bad news. federal long-term benefits for chron which i unemployed workers have expired. a drop in the unemployment rate triggered the cut offoff extended benefits. benefits run out for californianss. >> the uss iowa that served from world war ii and vietnam has been moth ba
of cell phones turned in on orders from governor brown. a caution, if they catch your eye the cell phones only be sold in batches of 100. the auction is tomorrow in sacramento f you're in need of 100 cell phones or a snow globe... >> have we got the place for. >> coming up a look at the national jobs picture, political implications of businesses who aren't hiring. >> a break through in a diplomatic standoff between the united states and china over a blind human rights activist, just ahead. >> how the water rangers are putting their lives on the line patrolling dangerous -dad, why e you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are the great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol. stickers? uh-uh. a perhero? ♪ kinda. [ male announcer ] and we think that's the best prize of all. ♪ >>> good evening again, some economists are saying recovery stalled after a weak r
and hundreds of millions were squander ntd court computer system that is now too expensive to finish. the brown administration says it's time for the courts to spend rainy day funds. >> trial courts have substantial reserves they think are available to help us achieve savings while also being able to protect those operations. >> and michael is trying to get custody of his daughter autos if i won't be able to see my kids for that long, it's just devastating me. i won't know what to do. >> coming up a new investigation. the money getting wasted every year by frequent fly qlorz tie up the emergency response system. >> a celebration in oakland. a youth leadership group taking its message around the world. >> what you can expect from the ring of fire eclipse that will be visible this weekend. >> a man spent his career chasing butterflies and now, is forming an opinion on climate change. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> people costing governments millions of dollars in services they don't need. >> no county is immune but the cost could be deadly. abc 7 news is here with
. news continues right after this. >>> governor brown will speak tomorrow morning in special anniversary of the golden gate and organizers want everyone to know there will be no parking near chrissy field or the marinea. you can reach by walk org riding a bicycle. golden gate and bart will provide service on sunday. lie lights include a vintage car parade and artist's exhibit from 10:00 in the morning until 7:00 with music and dancing alt chrissy field and marina green this, finish was a show at 9:30. and we're connecting to you details about the celebration at abc 7 news.com. you'll find that under see it on tv. >> over the 75 years there have been many memory as associated with that iconic bridge. tonight abc 7 news with people who remember other golden gate bridge anniversaries including a woman who was there when it opened 75 years ago. trent green took this video 25 years ago. he remembers standing on the bridge for the 50th anniversary celebration. there was so many people on the golden gate it flattened. and the crowd ordered off the bridge. >> i remember this being exciting and i
they are go to abc 7 news.com and click on see it on tv but yn. >> governor brown today called a state budget a screwed up incredible mess and helped deliver a petition to put a tax initiative on the ballot he said will fix it. the plan helps fund schools by hitting wealthyest rez dwents a tax hike and adding a quarter cent sales tax. >> this is balanced and fair and will take a step forward inputting california in a solid position. >> there are voters probably choosing between the plan and a competing measure that would raisin come taxes for all californians except, keep in mind lowest income among them. >> president obama touched down at los angeles international airport. there is a live picture. >> he's going to a fund-raiser tonight supposed to arrive at 6:15. and there is quite comfortable. >> meantime, yes. >> there is interruptions by lesser thing autos there is a condition at santa cruz beach there is sunny skies and mild all day. just been superb day around the bay area there is warmth inland. mid-80s inland. upper 80s around yu kia. there are upper 70s to low 80s around the bay ther
resignation from police they voiced concern and officers say he killed brown when he shot the 20-year-old several times after threatening the officer with a screwdriver. bot replaced with james williams, who is serving as chief. >> we're happy with his leadership. likely the investigation is not dealing with events that occurred during his tenure. >> he says the district is going cooperate but says he does not yet know the full extent or focus of the investigation. dicontact spoke person with the fbi and attorney and they say they cannot comment on any pending investigation. >> thank you. and a man was killed when he was crushed between two parked vehicles. police say the driver was being chased by the chp before 9:30 last night near north 33rd street and mckey road. that is when an officer tried to stop a volkswagon. saying it hit a honda crv. the honda pushed forward hitting another parked car and pinning a 59-year-old man who was standing between the cars. and he died this morning police say the suspect crashed his passat into a chrysler and burst into flames. police pulled him fro
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